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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Has a doctor or health professional ever advised you to do any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Forsyth County 129 77 64.5 53.2-74.4 52 35.5 25.6-46.8
GENDER
Male 44 26 64.7 45.7-80.0 18 35.3 20.0-54.3
Female 85 51 64.3 52.2-74.7 34 35.7 25.3-47.8
RACE
White 93 49 60.2 47.7-71.4 44 39.8 28.6-52.3
Other 36 28 71.7 48.3-87.3 8 28.3 12.7-51.7
AGE
18-44 16 12 74.5 43.6-91.7 4 25.5 8.3-56.4
45+ 111 63 59.5 48.9-69.3 48 40.5 30.7-51.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 30 61.9 42.9-77.9 25 38.1 22.1-57.1
Some College + 74 47 66.2 52.1-77.8 27 33.8 22.2-47.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 36 65.5 47.4-79.9 23 34.5 20.1-52.6
$50,000+ 50 31 64.8 47.8-78.7 19 35.2 21.3-52.2

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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